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Frederico Pedroso

Disaster Risk Management Specialist / World Bank

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Fred Pedroso is a civil engineer specialized in providing technical advisory and operational support for DRM activities ranging from disaster risk identification and mitigation, disaster preparedness, resilient infrastructure and urban resilience. Prior to joining the World Bank, Fred worked as a Transportation Engineer in Brazil and as assistant professor at the University of Canterbury in New Zealand. He also holds a Masters in Transportation (University of Brasilia), a PhD in Civil Engineering (Transport and DRM Focused) from the University of Canterbury and a Post-doctorate in Urban Logistics and Humanitarian Logistics from Kyoto University.